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Biden becomes 46th president of the United States, fate of Senate may lie with Georgia

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. speaks at his campaign event in North Liberty, Iowa, on Feb. 1, 2020.
November 7, 2020
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, are headed to the White House after a nail-biting result count that kept the nation in limbo for several days.

Wait.. That’s on the Ballot?

Archive graphic designed by Marianna Bacallao.
October 28, 2020
In this column, we’ve only really discussed the 2020 presidential race. But that is only one of the many races that will appear on your ballot for the general election Nov. 3. 

A Mercer student’s guide to voting absentee

Archive graphic designed by Marianna Bacallao.
September 20, 2020
Any Georgia voter is eligible to request to vote absentee, and as the presidential election is just over a month away, students should begin making their voting plan sooner rather than later. Here are five steps for voting absentee. 

Bears pull away from The Citadel behind Strawberry’s second-half shooting

Jordan Strawberry (right) made three 3-point shots over a three-minute stretch to help the Bears pull away.
January 28, 2017

It took more than 30 minutes for someone other than Ria’n Holland to make a 3-pointer, but when it did, it came like a flood. Mercer (10-12, 4-5) pulled past The Citadel (9-15, 2-8) 82-66 Saturday behind...

Bears drop second straight in 78-57 loss to Davidson

Head coach Bob Hoffman said Davidson's Jack Gibbs is
November 29, 2016

  Jack Gibbs took a few tricks out of Stephen Curry’s book. The junior guard from Davidson knocked down eight 3-pointers Tuesday en route to a season-high 33 points in the Wildcats’ 78-57...

Bears use 25-4 run to race past Georgia Southern

Bears use 25-4 run to race past Georgia Southern
November 20, 2016

  The Bears chose to run their way to a win Sunday. Trailing 63-55 to Georgia Southern with under eight minutes remaining in the game, Mercer (2-1, 0-0) finished the outing on a 25-4 run to...

Marshall scores 33-yard touchdown in final minute to defeat Furman 27-24

Redshirt sophomore defensive back Kam Lott (No. 20, right) secured the game-winning interception in Mercer's 27-24 win over Furman.
November 19, 2016

  Macon has been the location for film productions in the past. Add “Mercer versus Furman” to the list. Senior wide receiver Jordan Marshall caught a 33-yard game-winning touchdown Saturday...

Mercer under investigation for possible violations of Title IX

Mercer under investigation for possible violations of Title IX
November 4, 2016

  Mercer University is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for possible violations of Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sexual discrimination...

Women’s soccer overwhelms Chattanooga, moves on to semis of SoCon tournament

Sterre Harsveld Van Der Veen crosses the ball into the box. Photo by Ethan Thompson.
November 1, 2016

After a successful regular season and a third place berth in the Southern Conference women’s soccer tournament, the Lady Bears took to the pitch to face sixth-ranked Chattanooga on Sunday evening. The...

Hanson’s triumphant return to cross country

Photo courtesy of Justin Hanson.
October 18, 2016

  Justin Hanson, a sophomore on the Mercer cross country team, has made a strong return after suffering several injuries. Last year, Hanson rolled both ankles in one race, and this year suffered...

Rogers runs through life one lap at a time

Photo courtesy of Victoria Rogers.
October 18, 2016

  Senior cross country runner Victoria Rogers is leading her team towards success as she is constantly pushing herself to be the best she can be. She was Mercer’s top finisher in its first three...

Bears drop to 0-2 on the season with loss to Georgia Tech

Photo by Jenna Eason.
September 10, 2016

  Mercer’s trip up Interstate 75 did not end in a victory as it dropped its outing against in-state opponent the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 35-10. The Bears fall to 0-2 on the season while Georgia...

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